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Cri du chat syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • 5p deletion syndrome
  • 5p minus syndrome
  • 5p- syndrome
  • Cat cry syndrome
  • Chromosome 5p deletion syndrome
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  • Is yelling and aggression a common behavioral characteristic of cri du chat syndrome? Click here for answer

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Other Names for this Disease
  • 5p deletion syndrome
  • 5p minus syndrome
  • 5p- syndrome
  • Cat cry syndrome
  • Chromosome 5p deletion syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.